Drones: changing the face of opencast mining

Drones: changing the face of opencast mining

New technology in mining is set to affect the entire mining process and all activities associated with it, including maintenance.

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Acland breaks new ground in mining technology

Acland breaks new ground in mining technology

New Hope Group is breaking new ground in mining technology by trialling a diesel and natural gas hybrid truck at its New Acland Mine.

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Australian mining town to become solar capital

Australian mining town to become solar capital

Solar is providing rays of hope for the small town of Collinsville in north Queensland. Collinsville has a proud, long history of coal mining, boasting it had the last working pit ponies in Australia — up until 1990.

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Chamber notes SONA 2017, and welcomes commitment to mining industry

Chamber notes SONA 2017, and welcomes commitment to mining industry

The Chamber of Mines of South Africa has noted the State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Jacob Zuma, and has welcomed the commitment to ensuring that the mining industry is a priority area for South Africa. In particular, it welcomes the President’s recognition of the value of the CEO initiative which, working with the Minister of Finance and others, succeeded in staving off the feared rating agencies’ downgrade of South Africa.

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